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GENERIC MENTOR ALL TERRAIN RADIAL SXT Tire Recall - Campaign #06T016000

 
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GENERIC MENTOR ALL TERRAIN RADIAL SXT TIRE RECALL - #06T016000

RECALL FOR TIRES : TREAD/BELT

CERTAIN COOPER TIRES OF VARIOUS MODELS LISTED ABOVE MANUFACTURED BETWEEN AUGUST 6 AND AUGUST 19, 2006 (DOT SERIAL WEEKS 3206 AND 3306.) SOME OF THE SUBJECT TIRES MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH NON-CONFORMING BELT WIRE COAT STOCK. IF PLACED IN SERVICE, THE SUBJECT TIRES MAY DEVELOP A BELT SEPARATION DUE TO A REDUCED ABILITY TO PREVENT CORROSION OF THE STEEL WIRES IN AN INSTANCE WHERE MOISTURE REACHES THE STEEL BELT.

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Tire GENERIC MENTOR ALL TERRAIN RADIAL SXT
Manufacturer COOPER TIRE & RUBBER CO.
Manufactured between n/a
Recalled on 10/4/2006
Influenced by COOPER TIRE & RUBBER CO.
Owners Notified on 9/25/2006
# Affected 79,857
Recalled for TIRES:TREAD/BELT
Description CERTAIN COOPER TIRES OF VARIOUS MODELS LISTED ABOVE MANUFACTURED BETWEEN AUGUST 6 AND AUGUST 19, 2006 (DOT SERIAL WEEKS 3206 AND 3306.) SOME OF THE SUBJECT TIRES MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH NON-CONFORMING BELT WIRE COAT STOCK. IF PLACED IN SERVICE, THE SUBJECT TIRES MAY DEVELOP A BELT SEPARATION DUE TO A REDUCED ABILITY TO PREVENT CORROSION OF THE STEEL WIRES IN AN INSTANCE WHERE MOISTURE REACHES THE STEEL BELT.
Consequences A BELT SEPARATION COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Corrective action COOPER TIRE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE TIRES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT COOPER TIRE CONSUMER RELATIONS AT 1-800-854-6288.
Notes COOPER TIRE RECALL NO. 147.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
See also GENERIC MENTOR ALL TERRAIN RADIAL SXT Tire Recall for TIRES, SIDEWALL
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